Another German twin diesel aircraft.

Profile picture for user Newforest

Member for

14 years 8 months

Posts: 8,820

http://www.hp-aircraft.de/edoc/news.html

The Germans love to put the engines in different places. The aircraft is being tested at an airfield near Peenemunde.

Original post
Profile picture for user Moggy C

Member for

19 years 11 months

Posts: 16,831

Probably looks quite nice once the fans are turning

Moggy

Profile picture for user taylorman

Member for

14 years 5 months

Posts: 563

Looks a bit like a Bombardier
but this one has 2 diesels instead of 2 jet engines :D

Profile picture for user Newforest

Member for

14 years 8 months

Posts: 8,820

Probably looks quite nice once the fans are turning

Moggy

The wheels are turning! Bombardier maybe, but you can't call this a VLJ can you! :D

Profile picture for user BlueRobin

Member for

19 years 11 months

Posts: 2,606

Another curio about this design is that the V8s are placed in the fuselage and are linked to the propshaft by belts.

Profile picture for user galdri

Member for

19 years 11 months

Posts: 1,324

Another curio about this design is that the V8s are placed in the fuselage and are linked to the propshaft by belts.

.............................just about to fail :eek: :eek:

Profile picture for user qbf

Member for

13 years 5 months

Posts: 1


The Germans love to put the engines in different places.

So did the Brazilians and Argentinians too...
http://1000aircraftphotos.com/Contributions/KleinBernhard/4861.jpg

Member for

14 years 1 month

Posts: 2

Read that they have just gone bust.